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Senior Cloud Solutions Architect






Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA


Aporeto is a VC backed startup in the area of cloud native security. We offer a Zero Trust security solution for cloud, containers and microservices, allowing companies to achieve granular application segmentation. The Aporeto platform protects cloud applications from attack by authenticating and authorizing all communications with a cryptographically signed identity assigned to every workload.

To date, Aporeto has raised over $34M from world-class and strategic investors like Norwest Ventures, Wing Ventures, and Comcast Ventures.

Who We Are

We are passionate about drawing on diverse experiences and innovative approaches to create value for our customers and blaze a new path in our industry. Our “no bullshit” motto speaks to our directness and honesty, and our work to building trusted relationships with people and between applications.

About the Role

As the seniorCloud Solutions Architect on our post-sales team, you will support the successful integration of Aporeto’s solutions for our customers. This is a post-sales position and the ideal candidate possesses strong technical, communications, and customer management skills. This position requires some travel to customer sites.


  • Work closely with Aporeto’s customer to ensure the successful setup and use of our security solutions. External stakeholders include cloud architects, software engineers, and / or network security administrators .
  • Provide expertise and technical guidance on Aporeto’s solutions. This may include recommendations on securing Kubernetes pods, segmentation needs, or automating solutions.
  • Work closely with internal sales engineers, site reliability engineers, and developers; communicate customer insight / feedback.
  • Document customer requirements and make improvements on the customer journey and workflow.
  • Champion the long term success of Aporeto’s customer relationships and drive value to Aporeto security solutions.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a solutions engineer, site reliability engineer, systems engineer, DevOps engineer, software engineer, or similar technical role.
  • Passion for customers with proven experience to be client focused, results-focused, proactive, collaborative and confident under pressure.
  • Experience deploying on-premise or cloud solutions specifically with AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Fluent in various scripting languages (e.g. Python and BASH) and development languages (Golang, C, or Python).
  • Hands-on experience with configuration management systems such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef; familiarity with Terraform
  • Knowledge of UNIX / Linux.
  • BS or MSc in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent industry software engineering experience.


  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes
  • Strong familiarity with Networking technologies
  • Domain knowledge in cloud security

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